Michael Moore Responds to Buzzfeed Story on ‘5 Broken Cameras’ Co-Director Emad Burnat

On Tuesday, February 19th, Emad Burnat, the Palestianian co-director of the Oscar-nominated documentary ‘5 Broken Cameras,’ was detained with his wife and son at Los Angeles International Airport after arriving for the Academy Awards. Michael Moore wrote about his efforts to help Burnat and his family gain admittance to the U.S.here, and Burnat gave his perspective here.

On Monday, February 25th, the day after the Oscars, Buzzfeed published a story based on one anonymous source “working at LAX familiar with the situation” claiming that Burnat was never detained, and was allowed to proceed as soon as he “found the ticket” to the Oscars. Burnat responded here, and Michael Moore responded on Twitter: